The Darlington County School District is providing life-changing opportunities for its students through partnerships with the business community. 293 students have earned over $330,000 in 3 years! Become a Key to Career partner and make a difference.

Thank you to our Fall 2023 Internship Partners!

 Carolina Bank, City of Hartsville, Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center , Center for Health & Wellness, Classic Cuts, Darlington County Fire District, Darlington County School District Maintenance and Operations, Darlington County School District Technology Department, Darlington County Sheriff's Office, Darlington Family YMCA, Debbie Alexander. Down South Sugar Company, Florence, Country Club, Hair So Lovely Salon, Hartsville Family YMCA, Hartsville Fire Department, Impact Imaging Group, Imperial Tax Service, Indigo Salon and Medical Spa, Josey's New Beginners, Jordan Funeral Home, Lamar Family Pharmacy, Moore,Beauston,&Woodham, LLP, Northwestern Mutual, Patriot Chevrolet, Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority, Pete's Development Properties, PolyQuest, Inc., Prosperity Childcare, Rubicon Family Counseling, SL Barno Funeral Directors, Sonoco Products Company

Congratulations to our 2022 - 2023 Interns!


Check out the story WBTW aired about the Key to Career program. The program is open to ALL high schools in our district, not just DCIT. 

Watch to learn what our interns and mentors have to say about their experience with the Key to Career Program.

2023 Fall Cohort Internship Schedule

July 31st - August 25th - Intern employability skills training

August 29th & 30th - District Interview Days

September 1st - Notification Day

September 8th - Signing Day, Mayo High School, 9 a.m.

September 11th - Interns begin work

October 20th - Optional Midpoint Evaluations Due

November 27th - Mandatory Final Evaluations Due

December 1st - Final day of Internship

2024 Spring Cohort Internship Schedule 

January 3rd - January 26th - Intern employability skills training

February 1st & 2nd - District Interview Days

February 9th - Notification Day

February 16th - Signing Day, Mayo High School, 9 a.m.

February 19th - Interns begin work

March 29th - Optional Midpoint Evaluations Due

May 6th - Mandatory Final Evaluations Due

May 10th - Final day of Internship